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Dec 26, 2012 7:30am EST
be impartial. all that baggage i simply bring with us. this point stop me at some conference. that conference. outpointed and. the poetry world is a small one, a subculture of subculture. how are we to read the work of our peers, some of whom we shared bathrooms and cubicles and sandwiches with. to read thousands and thousands of lines of poetry over the course of the summer is as it turns out to drink from the leaf. .. >> that i am one person, that i will live and die alone, that i will only ever inhabit this one consciousness. i was wrong about this too. to read this poem was to be in conversation with a level deeper than who we are, where we are and what our homely words and thoughts and deeds and lives don't mean. still, enduring merit, until this summer did i even believe in it? did i simply believe enduring merit could never be agreed upon, that all things are relative and, therefore, can not be said to have merit and their endurance cannot be predicted? if so, i no longer believe it or even remember believing it. these five radioactive books glowed green and dustless among t
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 2:00am EST
governments and local consulates to keep these facilities. so with reable to be here today at the house of parliament. by asking the cheaper transport and the safety of our youth services, we are -- [inaudible] at risk. we must focus on one campaign. not bomb board the government with everything we would like to change. more over, it is an issue not a national one. in the northeast of england, they have a system of transport in comparison to london. london already has great discount to young people on both buses. and i think all the yp with london that this campaign was not be relevant to them. this is -- -- highlight how hard concentrated work of the campaign would be. also, there is a -- [inaudible] debatable some of us here today. if you were age 16 to 25. it can be -- [inaudible] to suggest 28 pounds and give you a train fare. it's not just fantastic -- [inaudible] must be taken by us and promoted by us. instead of us spending another year on the unrealistic campaign. finally, as a whole country, we have an public transport service. of course, there are going to be problems with it. we
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am EST
subject of a simple majority vote under reid's theory. right now, if you look at the voting history of the same there is a pro-gun majority in the senate. if subject to civil majority but would have a chance of passing to another thing that is very, very important is getting rid of senate majority leader harry reid and the future majority centers. their needs new point of order to get rid of this. reid's tactic about 60 times, far more than its predecessors all combined. it is something that would allow all members of the senate to actually participate in this deliberative process, to offer amendments. and if you were to pass this, it would be something that would be great to pass with 67 votes shutting down the debate. you might not have -- old problem of the let's call serial filibusters, it might actually go away if republicans were actually allowed to producer in the process. what we are seeing now is a construction of the minority's rights, the minority party's rights and individual's rights by trying to get rid of the motions to proceed, during the bills by enforcing the so-calle
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 6:00am EST
from japan. at a time when there was strong and prejudices still in existence in america, a man who came of age as the secondary burst upon the scene, and that very prejudiced against japanese-americans reached a crescendo. december 7, 1942, as the majority leader alluded to, on the way to mass, or on the way to church with her grandfather listening to your radio about the bombing that was taking place in pearl harbor. first as danny told the story, over several times, he thought it was the most -- he and his father drove, he could see, could see pearl harbor, the bombs bursting. he was then labeled and any alien. he was labeled an enemy alien as his family was. because of his japanese ancest ancestry. but he thought for the chance to fight for his country. he had to fight for the chance to fight for his country. not just to prove that he was a loyal american but because, because he knew, he knew what was at stake because it was the right thing to do. my mom was always taught my colleagues be for we came out, used as an expression. she would say chile, you're defined by your courage
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am EST
special welcome to our friends at c-span and the other media outlets who are with us tonight. we have a lot of special guests in the audience today but i want to single out a special welcome to senator mike reed who is a good friend of the national archives, senator reed from utah. [applause] who himself clerked for a future supreme court justice, judge alito when he was at the u.s. court of appeals on the third circuit. welcome. on monday the constitution of the united states turned 225. tonight's program is one of several that the national archives is presenting this month in celebration of the founding document, signed in philadelphia on september 17, 1787. tonight we are honored to welcome two distinguished guests to explore the past, present and future of united states constitution. our partners for tonight's program in honor of those of the constitution are the federalist society and the constitution accountability center and thanks for the opportunity to collaborate with you this evening. the declaration of independence was long heralded as the icon of our independence to natio
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am EST
all understand that this will not be the last conference at which these important issues arise and fighting for internet freedom and openness is something we will all be working on together for quite some time. in the u.s. the broadband sector is strong and the u.s. has regained global leadership in mobile communications. we have more healthy subscribers than the rest of the world combined, and setting the pace globally on innovation and no software apps and devices. this means we face a particularly acute challenge to meet exploding mobile demand, the spectrum crunch and we must use all policy levers at our disposal to address some. a few months ago at the commission we free up 30 mhz for broadband, and yesterday we unanimously adopted an order freeing up 40 megahertz of underutilize satellite spectrum from land-based mobile broadband and opposes setting the stage for an auction of additional 10 mhz in 2013 and why later today i expect my colleagues and i to approve a proposal to make 100 megahertz of spectrum in a 3.5 gigahertz band available for broadband and of course congress
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
easy. that i have beatrice was a graduate student at the university of wisconsin, and last summer when i needed some documents translated into english, my wife and i live in madison in the summer, so we went to the university, and there was beatrice. should come over to my house any afternoon to translate for me. then i discovered that she would be here right now in we're going to come to kenya. her family is from 10 minutes from one of the obama homes. so beatrice has been an interpreter, today and tomorrow. >> this is -- >> there's another member of my team, too, who was my wife who came along. she is an environmentalist, terrific environmentalist who i met about seven years ago and is gone on almost every major trip i've taken since then. i'm not a growth or anything but i seem like one compared to my wife, who is the best goodwill ambassador any person could ever have. so she makes friends where ever we go. >> we are going to get to her but i've one question before that. which is, this is not a cheap trip. >> right. >> you, number one, had to get over here. people on staff, fu
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 6:00am EST
>> for state department officials resigned after reports for lack of security at the u.s. benghazi, libya. wittiest ambassador and three other americans were killed. at 8 a.m. eastern the senate foreign relations committee, we will have that on c-span2. later in the day, we will head over to the house side of the capitol. we have live coverage at 1 p.m. eastern here on c-span3. >> our first experience was to come in a different way than every of them appear, probably will never happen again in history. it's interesting because after dad was sworn in we went in and took a picture, photo of the family behind the oval office desk, and that night we didn't get to move into the white house because nixon had left so quickly, so unexpectedly, they left their daughter and son-in-law, david eisenhower, to pack all their clothes and belongings. literally took seven or eight days. we had to go back to our little house in alexander virginia, suburbia, munich, the neighborhood was surrounded by secret service. we been living there. dad was vice president. i've never forget that night mom was co
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 7:30am EST
cheer, thank you, everybody knows the shadow chancellor does a brilliant job of playing said at the christmas party every year. >> here, here spent he doesn't actually job. why not give everyone an early christmas present, make the arrangement permanent and give him the sack? .. ritter's report which came up with the idea of sensing and that is correct. the key, what we want to make sure is it the bank felt it can fail safely without taxpayers having to cough up the money to sort it out. that would be a major advance that our country would support. [laughter] >> mr. speaker, the promise of welcome news this morning, the attorney general's application to crush the verdict was upheld by the high court. he will understand that this will involve the hillsborough family in a great deal of legal costs to make sure they're properly represented. will he agree to -- here is -- the proceeds will go directly to the hillsborough family. >> can i join the right hon. gentleman in the decision long wanted to have. the system has moved rapidly since there was a statement under debate in this house
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 7:30am EST
cut by 25% and interest rates at historic lows, does my right honorable friend not agree with me that the opposition plan b for more debt would jeopardize all those achievements? [cheers and applause] >> my honorable friend is entirely right. we are making progress. of course it is tough when there are so many economic headwinds against us, but a million more private sector jobs, a record number of businesses starting up last year, we're on the quite clear, plan b stands for bankruptcy, that's what labour would give us. >> last but not least,up -- ann pruitt. >> a universal health care is what the overwhelming majority of parish people want, something which i remain firmly committed to. however, there are claims about nurses who fail to show care and compassion to their patients. what exactly will the prime minister do about that? >> the honorable lady speaks for the whole house and the whole country in raising this issue, and i know how pain. it must have been -- painful it must have been with what he's witnessed with her or own family. i am, as she is, an enormous fan of the po
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
economy. frankly that is just what we need to do, you look at that messageing, they were wrong then and i suspect their resistance to dropping the hammer will continue. but i suspect all so that we have a renewed understanding, interest in the importance of moving quickly and intensifying this effort because the stakes couldn't be higher. iran is in violation of its international obligations. from the pace of its nuclear development cited by international atomic energy agency to its refusal to open to inspectors, where it is suspected of conducting weapon as asian tests. i have seen the handiwork of the terrorist sponsoring country of iran. i was there during the war with hezbollah as iranian and syrian made missiles slammed into neighborhoods, slammed into the porch, at one point they even targeted the hospital there. in that hospital i saw 600 civilian victims of these missiles, iranian made and syrian made and that inventory of iranian supplied weapons continues to increase arithmetically as hezbollah expands its delivery capability. those of us who have seen the consequence of that
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 7:30am EST
error of life wednesdays at 7 a.m. eastern of parliament is in session. you can see this week's question time again monday night -- sunday night on c-span. for more information go to c-span.org. click on c-span series for prime minister's question. plus links to international news media and legislatures around the world. you can watch recent video including programs deal with other international issues. you're watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs, we casey jennings live coverage of the u.s. senate. on weeknights watched key public policy defense. every weekend the latest nonfiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs, get our schedules at our website, and you can join in the conversation on social media sites. >> twenty-five years ago the u.s. and the soviet union signed a treaty which removed thousands of nuclear missiles from europe. former reagan administration officials talk about the negotiations that led to the intermediate nuclear forces treaty. at this event hosted by the american foreign service association, it's an hour 20 minutes. >> ok
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 6:00am EST
been looked at but from eastern europe you can't get those, they are readily available. >> without a doctor's prescription. >> without a doctor's prescription. >> mr. gimbel. >> the other issue is many athletes, pro, college, are going to health food store its and buying tons of muscles supplements which are not regulated. the fda does not regulate that industry, the survey that has been done randomly over the years, many of these products have had a g h and anabolic steroids in them. the fact is products are working and they are working so well, many professionals think something is not right. it needs to be regulated so we have a whole industry from energy drinks up to what you buy in these wars or on the internet that is not regulated and it is a real russian roulette when it comes to what these kids are buying which are probably getting more from the internet and these stores than they are from their doctors. >> you can't get h g h from 8 till. you can get anabolic steroids and there was a study of u.s. supplements in 2003 that 18.6% of supplements, 240 supplement's analyzed and
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
at 10:15 because there's a republican conference and democratic caucus from 9:00 to 10:00 and make certain everyone is notified. in addition not like to the members in the official photo if we could have staff from both sides of the aisle to join us for one of the photos so that we can include them in one of the photographs. and take more than 5 or 10 minutes to get that done but we would like to invite everyone and put everyone on notice that we will try to get triple notification out to everyone for that. this hearing is a continuation of the last full hearing of the committee, please to have chaired the committee during the past 20 some months and focus on our transportation needs and requirements. the very first hearing that i held as chairman was january 27th. it was a field hearing in grand central station and it focused on the same issue, development of the northeast corridor and high-speed rail. this hearing is also part of a series of hearings that examines the operations of our primary transportation long distance and high-speed carrier which is amtrak and as you know, i
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
with the president. when i talked to these leaders, iran was one of the things that came up at the very beginning, because they'll feel the influence and the aggressive attitude underneath cover so to speak of iran. in particular, i think azerbaijan feels a great deal of concern, and when i talked to the president, members of parliament and others, it was readily apparent to me that they thought that there ought to be closer ties between azerbaijan and the united states, and georgia, and hopefully armenia. because iran is really trying to destabilize or undermine those governments are we believe that is their long-term goal. iran has been involved in terrorism as we know for some time. it's partly unique in that area. we have seen the i-beam regime operating through organizations such as republican guard and employ such tactics around the globe including right here in washington, d.c. however, the proximity of the south caucasus to iran as well as strong relationship with armenia, azerbaijan and georgia. have with both of the united states and israel, it increases the appeal of the iran
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am EST
it sets the framework we are now operating under and we will be looking at a reauthorization in the next congress and it is very important. let me say whether we abuilding high-speed rail, inner-city passenger rail, transit services, any kind of infrastructure highways you would not want to build the four lane highway where there are no passengers or vehicles with access that you would not want to build a city transit system where you don't have adequate capacity and passengers to use that facility, the same thing holds true anymore with passenger service. when i heard president obama and this administration, beginning to promote high speed rail, unfortunately most of the money, the $10 billion, does not go for high-speed rail. they chose instead to support almost 150 projects and that number is growing and a lot of that money has been left behind. in fact, most of the money that has been read dedicated to high speed rail has been sent back by states including my state, the state of florida, we had to switch a proposal for high-speed rail, the actual speed was 84 miles an hour. 84 m
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 2:00am EST
have proven to be remarkably successful. of course they come at a price. what is most striking when you look at it is that the prosecution of this conflict has come with us keeping the government of pakistan is much as possible in the dark and over the objections of the government of pakistan.@@@p@@@@@@@@@@@@@
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 6:00am EST
reporting market. you can see that live on c-span3 at 10 a.m. eastern.
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 2:00am EST
adolescents who played sports are eight times more likely to be active in sports at age 24 as adolescents who do not play sports. so in a nation we have a real interesting getting and keeping as many kids active in sports in their teenage years as possible. at the same time, we have another set of statistics we have to contend with particularly as it relates to the sport of football. you know i worked for espn and we recently conducted a survey of parents and 58% of those with suns younger than age 15 say they were cole very concerned about youth with all injuries. nearly one in five discouraged their sons from playing the game. foot wall has the highest concussion rate in sports along with hockey, and you have a lot of parents, a lot of people are wondering chico is this a game that is safe for my kid? should i introduce them to at? what are the short-term consequences? what are the long-term health consequences? so the central question we are going to be looking at today is how can football, the institution of football best serve the interests of children and communities and
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 2:00am EST
that body would like to see the united states stand for. if they have had opportunity to look at that to what this measure might clear but to have the texaco and diplomatic considerations we have been discussing -- discussing. . .Ñw÷ç
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 6:00am EST
growth hormone in the nfl. live coverage of the house oversight committee begins at 10 a.m. eastern. later, federal reserve chairman ben bernanke holds a news conference following a meeting of the
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 2:00am EST
. just because it's sort of the fad. you want them to think. same way you had at the convention, we the people. the ratification debates. i would -- i want to spend time going back because that was a time -- you talked about people actually saying what they believe. people fighting about it, people caring about it. people are writing articles about it. federalist papers, people traveling, people having meetings at homes and in their churches, you can't do that, i guess. but you having people meeting in their -- in town halls. all of the time they are debating. people who actually read the constitution, this is fascinatings. that is something else too. do they actually read it? they tread back then. and they were not as universal available. there was no internet to read it on. but they somehow printed it and read it and talked about it. and the people who couldn't read had it read to them. and formed opinions. so i think, yes, it was a debate about this country, the formation, how it would evolve and what direction. i think it continues. it's the same debate. so you can talk about th
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 2:00am EST
the good ones just because they cut so it's not as if we are looking at angels verses devils, but there is a difference. and one way to express that difference is if you look at what happens after 2000, george w. bush gets elected no coattails at all and in a very weakened position. >> that is a popular vote. >> it would have been easy for democrats to stomp all over him right from the beginning and basically damage the weakened presidency. the first thing he pushed to initiatives when he got there. no child left behind and tax cuts they move through in a model bipartisan fashion with the impetus coming from george miller and ted kennedy the fact is that in doing so they gave legitimacy to bush and made his presidency stronger. democratic votes enabled those to go through whether you like them or don't like them than we had 9/11 and rallying by both parties behind a range of legislation some of which was controversial but almost unanimous support. and then you move on into the t.a.r.p. program that is rejected first by republicans and it was democrats that saved and a key member n
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2012 2:00am EST
overcome with the development of several testing approaches and i see my time is up and i will stop at this point. >> thank you and thanks for being such a good steward of your time. dr. bowers. >> good morning mr. chairman and members of the committee. my name is dr. larry bowers and i'm the chief science director for the anti-doping agency. i'd like to thank you with his opportunities to testify about the science behind growth hormone testing. i have been involved in the development of test for the pace of growth hormone since 1999. i was the director of athletic drug testing and toxicology laboratory at indiana university, at the time one of only two international olympic committee testing laboratories in the u.s.. use -- an independent national anti-doping agency for olympic, paralympic and american sports in nine states. the mission is to protect and preserve the health of athletes, the integrity of competition and the well-being of sports through the elimination of doping. for senator lugar. i've often joked with him that he's been my secretary of state while i've served here in the u
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